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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Liverpool, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Liverpool are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Liverpool guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Examples include Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Liverpool?" and "Who are famous Liverpool guitarists?"
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in ...more

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Also Ranked

#29 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#6 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#9 on The Best Singers of All Time

#55 on The Greatest Classic Rock Bands

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at ...more

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more

Also Ranked

#93 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#52 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#87 on The Best Singers of All Time

#11 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop music; his songwriting ...more

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Also Ranked

#44 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#7 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#10 on The Best Singers of All Time

#94 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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Julian Lennon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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John Charles Julian Lennon is a British musician. He is the only child of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia. The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, was his godfather. He has a younger half-brother, Sean Lennon. Lennon was named after his paternal grandmother, Julia Lennon. Lennon was the direct ...more

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Also Ranked

#5 on The Most Musically Gifted Children of Musicians

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